Major World Events in 1700's

» Sweden Emperor fleed to Ottoman after defeated by Peter the Great of Russia (17).
» Ottoman Empire Russia War (1711).
» New Orleans founded by the French in North America (1718).
» Slavery abolished in Russia (1723).
» Persia partitioned between the Ottoman Empire and Russia (1724).
» British failed to capture St. Augustine, Florida (1740).
» Cotton mills were first opened in England (1742).
» British formally ruled Indian (1757).
» Spanish missions established in Florida (1769).
» United States declared independence from Great Britain (1776).
» Laki volcano erupted and caused famine in iceland (1783).
» First settlement established in Sydney, Australia (1788).
» New York Stock and Excange Board founded (1792).


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